2017 Women's Cross Country
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Dan Schofer
Head Coach - 12th Season

Dan Schofer is in his 12th year as head cross country coach and sixth year as head track and field coach at Cornell College. 

The Wilmette, Ill., native graduated magna cum laude from Carleton College with a degree in biology. Schofer went on to complete an MS degree in exercise physiology at the University of Oregon. 

After graduating from Oregon, Schofer was assistant coach for women’s track and field at Carleton for one year. He went on to serve four years as assistant coach for cross country and track and field at Rhodes College. Schofer’s wife, Marie, was a three-time All-American at Rhodes and has PRs of 2:12 (800), 4:20 (1500), 9:57 (3k), and 16:54 (5k).  Marie is the Director of Admission at Cornell.

The Schofers have two daughters, Eleanor and Rose.

Coach Schofer’s Record at Cornell College:

  • 2017 Midwest Conference Outdoor Men's Track & Field Coach of the Year

  • 2017 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, 11th place team finish

  • 2016 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, 16th place team finish

  • 2015 Midwest Conference Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year

  • 2015 USTFCCCA Women’s Track & Field Coach of the Year, Central Region

  • 2015 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, 10th place team finish

  • 2015 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, 11th place team finish

    Cross Country:

  • 42 All-Conference performances

  • 4 Individual Conference Champions

  • 1 Team Conference Championship

  • 23 All-Region performances

  • 11 NCAA Qualifiers

  • 5 All-Americans

  • 1 National Champion

    Track & Field (distance events):

  • 86 All-Conference performances

  • 32 Conference Champions

  • 16 NCAA Qualifiers

  • 14 All-Americans

  • 36 Cornell Records

  • 1 National Champion

    USTFCCCA Academic All-Americans:

  • 16 Individuals

  • 17 Teams
2017 Women's Cross Country Roster
Roster for 2017 Women's Cross Country Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownHigh School
Katie BakerJR Lake Havasu City, Ariz.Lake Havasu
Morgan BarnardSO Keystone, IowaBenton
Marissa CzaplaSO Lincoln, Neb.Lincoln Southwest
Lexi FerenziSO Chicago, Ill.Marist
Dominique FlemingJR Winterset, IowaWinterset
Sandra GomezSR Rock Falls, Ill.Rock Falls
Kamryn HoganSO Portland, Ore.Grant
Erin HostoFR La Moille, Ill.La Moille
Zoe Kane-PreissingSO Chicago, Ill.Whitney Young
MariKate MurphySR Kirklin, Ind.Indiana Academy of Math & Science
Lily NiswongerSR St. Louis, Mo.Clayton
Maya PeskeSO Sussex, Wis.Hamilton
Stephanie VollerJR Marengo, Ill.Marengo
Dan Schofer - Head Coach - 12th season
Karly Brautigam - Assistant Coach - 3rd season
Tashina Steggall - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Amy Hassell - Assistant Coach - 6th season